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, washington. it's friday morning, november 16. i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. cynne simpson is in new york ready for her big debut.g here is jacqui jeras. you guys will have to watch at 3:00 on abc 7. meantime, waking up to again today. take a look at the satellite picture. overcast.is there are some sprinkles to the east of the metro area. very heavy is expected. will be out of here shortly. i think we will get a little .unshine this afternoon now it reagan national, n manassas, 44 in fredericksburg, 38 at bwi marshall. 28 in petersburg. 29 in petersburg. 40 in charlottesville. expected mostly cloudy skies at degrees at 9:00, 51 at noon with some breaks in the clouds. a little sunshine this cloudy, 53partly 5:00.s at your thanksgiving forecast is coming up. will tell you how to seize the s weekend.wers thi a check on traffic and weather with steve. >> 395 at duke street, looks very good. springfield towards the 14th street bridge, lanes are open. toing well all the way up streetoss the 14th bridge. problemsdistrict, no the third street tunnel. no. montgomery county, 270 nea
learned of an aftershock from the storm which will affect everyone coast to coast. abc's steve osunsami with the surprising consequence of the storm. >> reporter: when those awful flood waters from sandy came rushing through, flooding streets and swamping homes, what no one expected was the storm's surprising second hit. >> we all lost our cars. at the same time, we're all trying to get a car. it's a mad house. >> reporter: more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today, used car dealerships are busy with storm victims and, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we're expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into this used car dealership on staten island to buy a used car, five of them lost cars to the storm. michelle and thomas lupari just bought a used mini van that can with 70,000 miles. >> i need a car. i have to go to work tomorrow. so -- i'm kind of stuck. >> reporter: it was a happy moment -- >> sign the bottom. >> reporter: but costly, too. >> we had hop
of brooklyn, redhook. >> their high-rise public housing buildings are still without power or heat. abc's steve osunsami went to find out why. >> reporter: we went climbing the long and dark stairs in redhook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority. where thousand of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power and they want some one held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we too pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, t
ticket. but the pair is accused of scamming the real winner out of the jackpot. steve osunsami is here with the latest on that. >> here's why when you have a clerk check a lottery ticket to see if you won, you should sign it first and then ask for it back. two brothers scammed one of their customers out of a winning tick ticket. and then, tried to claim the prize. andy ashcar claims he bought that winning ticket himself, in 2006, at a syracuse convenience store where he worked. and then, waited six, long, years to split the money with his brother. >> i would hope that at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: but they put out a detailed press release anyway, hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers cheats and crooks, saying they swindled the ticket from a poor, old customer, authorities are calling john doe. a hard-working 49-year-old fa
. the price of used cars is now going through the roof. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: for the thousands of families who now need to rebuild their homes after the storm, hurricane sandy's second act feels especially cruel. >> we all lost our cars at the same time we are all trying to get a car. it is a madhouse. >> reporter: many of these families lost their transportation. more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today used car dealerships are busy with storm victims, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we are expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into the staten island used car dealership to buy a car, five lost their cars to the storm. mid -- michelle and thomas licari just bought a used minivan that came with 70,000 miles. >> we were hoping to get something for under $10,000. i wind up spending $13,000. >> reporter: it was a happy moment, but costly too. >> i need a car. i have off to go to work tomorrow. so -- i am planning to suffer
am steve chenevey. i am cynne simpson. >> this is not whether where you want to be without power. >> we are sending we will never ever ever warm up again. one of the big differences in the headlines is it is a cloudy start today. we have mark cloud cover. a set of that today will look alike as today. we will see some sunny breaks. this dry spell is going to last at least into the early part of the weekend before we start to see changes. we have 42. in national. clouds are a little warmer although we are only a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday morning.a chilly 28 in martinsburg. warmer towards the bait with 42 in annapolis. we should tap of around 51 in the district. clearing skies late this morning. otherwise more clouds than anything else. we are going to check on traffic. >> another look at 270 and see how we are doing. toward the lane divide, all the lands are open. that will take you all the way down to the beltway with no problem so far. we can see there is a road work on 295 northbound, a little late to clear. watch out for that heading into maryland. the toll road l
, a crying baby who is now safe this morning thanks to a good samaritan's quick thinking. steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: it was a near-deadly crash on the south side of milwaukee, caused by this car that blew a stop sign, crashing into oncoming traffic, sending this suv flying into the night. across the street, the camera he uses for security, rolling on it all. >> i was watching tv with the wife over here in the house. i heard like two trains colliding. that's what it sounded like. >> reporter: the ford explorer was on its side, sandwiched between a cadillac and another suv. the man and his neighbors started pouring out of their homes helping the victims. when all of a sudden, this grandfather of 14 could hear the faint sounds for help. >> i could hear her cry. hearing a baby cry like that breaks your heart. >> reporter: the girl's mother was knocked out, curled up in a ball near the front seat of the flipped suv. the toddler was trapped in her car seat in the middle of the crumpled vehicle. >> i found the baby dangling on her car seat in the middle seat. she was strapped to it.
miles, out of a $5 million prize and then waiting years upon years to collect it. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: andy ashcar still claims he bought the winning scratchoff ticket himself in 2006 at his family's syracuse univen ye convenience story and waited six years to split it with his brother because he thought the cash would negatively affect the engagement to his girlfriend. >> i would hope at some point in the last six years. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the fir s clue, love or not. no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: they put out a detailed press release hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers chelats and crooks saying they swindled the ticket from a father of two on top of the world. in october 2006 he was cashing in the winning ticket at the corner store confused by the number of zeros. >> what he saw was a 5 and a bunch of zeros. he made the mistake of trusting the person that sold him the ticket. police say the man he bind the counter told him he w
dicaprio and steve spielberg. the question is will dorothy be reunited with her shoes? only she know for sure. >>> also, justin timberlake and jesti je jessica behl back from their honeymoon. helped out with the hurricane. seeing jessica and justin warmed their hearts. a shot outfor justin and jessica and giving those in rockaways something to talk about. >>> finally, twihards have set up camp outside the los angeles staples center keeping vigil. it doesn't open until this friday. by the time it does, these folks will have been sleeping outside for an entire week. the movie center has set up a roster of activities. the activities include group exercise class. one fan who flew in from england said, my brother said i need to see a shrink. this is the last one. >> that's a good smelling theater. >> they're outside. >> are they going to show the movie in staples center? i apologize for the follow-up -- are they going to show it? >> one thing. one would assume, you know what they say about assuming, that's where they're all lined up. i'll get back to you on that, josh. >> thank you. >> we
communities stronger. good morning. the date is november 15. i'm steve chenevey. storyin with a developing of district heights where scene of ann the incident there. the circumstances surrounding incident in the 6700 block crippling parkway still not clear. following this story and where the crew on the way. l bring you details coming up shortly. as we talked about earlier this morning, congress will take a the deadly at consulate attack in libya today. the senate intelligence a closed-will hold the septembern attack. cia director david petreaus expected to testify at a house intelligence committee hearing tomorrow. our sistere more on station news channel 8 in an in- depth report at 7:30 a.m. let's check your morning commute. colesvilleway at past heavy trying to get down vehicles near connecticut avenues of the back of this past the usual break through points. living deleting the belt, in a loop of barnabas road to bows and bridge road where there is theccident only allowing the through reins the telegraph road on the inner loop. major back up across the wilson bridge. weathera look at t
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